QUAR­AN­TINE

se­ries V

SFX: The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Magazine - - Red Dwarf: An Sfx Celebration -

The plot A pissed-off Rim­mer in­vokes Space Corps Direc­tives to force Cat, Lis­ter and Kry­ten into a three-month quar­an­tine in cramped quar­ters.

Why it’s great It’s an­other of those “char­ac­ters forced into close con­fine­ment, talk­ing pish” af­fairs that Red Dwarf does so well, with added lu­nacy: a cross-dress­ing, mur­der­ous Rim­mer go­ing com­pletely cuckoo and bab­bling about the King of the Potato Peo­ple. Let’s not even go into how the luck virus plays into all this.

Best mo­ment Rim­mer in a gingham dress, in­tro­duc­ing his pals to his new friend – de­monic pen­guin hand pup­pet, Mr Flib­ble.

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